Pakistan

Open Letter to the Pakistan Prime Minister on the killing of human rights defender Siddique Eido
11 May 2011 9:00 pm

OPEN LETTER 12 May 2011 His Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani Prime Minister of Pakistan Prime Minister House Islamabad, Pakistan Tel no: + 92 519213562 Dear Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister Prime Minister Gilani, We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations and people’s movements from Asia, strongly condemn the disappearance and brutal killing of Mr. Siddique Eido. Mr. [ Read more ]

Murderers of Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Must be Brought to Justice
3 March 2011 4:02 am

(03 March 2011, Bangkok) The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemns the assassination of Pakistan’s Minority Affairs Minister, Shahbaz Bhatti who was allegedly killed for his opposition of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law. The cowardly attack on the Minister by the unidentified gunmen on 2 March 2011 took place when he was [ Read more ]

PAKISTAN: HRCP urges world to help country cope with flood devastation
9 August 2010 11:57 pm

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the United Nations and other aid and humanitarian organisations to support Pakistan in meeting the needs of millions of people affected by country’s worst ever floods as well as reconstructing the entire infrastructure of the flood-hit areas. Please click this link to read the rest of the statement.

PAKISTAN – Blocking websites is against human rights laws!
2 June 2010 1:03 am

Decisions by a Pakistani High Court to ban numerous international websites and services violate international human rights law. The Lahore High Court on 19 May ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to block the social network website Facebook and hundreds of other pages in response to a Facebook user calling for an “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day”. [ Read more ]